Does Church Vote Signal BDS Tipping Point?

The United Church of Christ just voted to divest from the Israeli occupation — and other denominations may soon follow. Seth Morrison asks if the movement has suddenly reached a critical mass.

It's a 'Hall of Mirrors' — But Iran Nuclear Deal Is Good as It Gets

Confused by the shifting goalposts and nasty rhetoric at the Iran nuclear talks? J.J. Goldberg says it’s all smoke and mirrors to placate hardliners on both sides — but the deal is as good as it gets for the world and Israel.

Did Michael Oren Concoct Haiti Earthquake 'Kick in Chest'?

Michael Oren says in his new book that he felt ‘kicked in the chest’ when President Obama omitted Israel from a list of countries helping Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. That’s odd — since the first Israeli rescuers hadn’t even arrived yet.

Worst Way To Protest Gay Pride? It's Called Jewish Ethnic Drag.

At New York’s Pride parade, a fringe Orthodox group paid Mexican laborers to dress like Jews and hold up anti-gay signs. There’s a name for that, Sigal Samuel writes. It’s called ethnic drag.

The Bitter Irony of Leon Wieseltier's Outrage at Michael Oren

Leon Wieseltier skewered Michael Oren for calling him an anti-Semite in ‘Ally.’ But Wieseltier himself is the king of spurious accusations of anti-Semitism, Raphael Magarik argues.